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Americas Rankings – October 30 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following Colombia’s home win over Mexico. In winning by 18 points Colombia gained the maximum points on offer, seeing Mexico fall as a result. The updated Americas Rankings – October 30 2016 are the final rankings before the November International begin. Argentina remains well out ...

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The Chance of a World 7’s ‘A’ Circuit

The chance of a World 7’s ‘A’ circuit is alive. In an recent interview World Rugby Vice Chairman, Agustin Pichot, confirmed the possibility. World Rugby is seeking to increase international competition by opening the door to a development path. Set to gain from this are countries presently not involved, or rarely ...

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Punta del Este 7’s Seeking to Shine

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Uruguay’s premier Rugby 7’s competition is seeking to attract big names. Following two years of low-key competitions there are to be changes for the 2017 tournament. Little by little the competition is seeking to gain greater international relevance. The 7’s will be organized by Old Boys & Old Girls Club and tus ...

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Reuben Samuel to Coach Brazilian Women’s 7’s

Reuben Samuel is the new Head Coach of the Brazilian Women’s 7’s team. The New Zealander is to take control of the 2016 Olympians in the upcoming Sevens World Circuit. The competition gets underway in Dubai in December. Samuel arrives with experience to his name. Previous coaches roles include being ...

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Bigger and Better for Uruguay in 2017

Uruguay is to have a bigger and better schedule in 2017, local rugby specialists Referi have confirmed. Building on from an historic 2016 , Uruguayan rugby will enjoy even more next year. Significant gains are to be felt both by Los Teros and by the nation’s clubs. Clubs The national ...

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The Importance of Creating Rivalries

Through international competition rugby has expanded significantly. Over the duration of one generation there have emerged increasingly competitive teams from a variety of continents. Indeed Argentina, Japan and Georgia all lit up Rugby World Cup 2015. Yet many facets of rugby being an Old Boy’s Club remain strong. Few leading ...

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Americas Rankings – October 09 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following round two of the South American B Championship. The updated Americas Rankings – October 09 2016 sees a rise for Peru. Argentina remains well out on top in the Americas. The South Americans nonetheless have taken a hit. Saturday’s loss to Australia sees ...

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Americas Rankings – October 07 2016

There have been changes to the Americas Rankings following round two of the South American B Championship. The updated Americas Rankings – October 07 2016 see Colombia rising and Peru falling. Colombia’s 41-14 win over hosts Peru lifts Los Tucanes from 46.51 to 47.09 rankings points. With it Colombia extends its lead over Mexico ...

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